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      08-11-2018, 07:51 AM   #331
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      08-17-2018, 11:20 PM   #332
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I haven't been around in a bit now but nice to see this build still moving right along Vanne!
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Thx Matt, appreciate the comment mate. Likewise, loving your wing mate, suits like it was born to be on your car.
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      09-10-2018, 11:55 AM   #334
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Well done Vanne!
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      12-13-2018, 12:19 AM   #335
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And a bunch on non documented updates have taken place. some still in progress.. hell the whole car is an ongoing project..























I am not sure what's next, possibly the door cards or the dash... after I finish up modding out the rear with Alcantara.
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that allot of work is see !

do you have a picture with all the audio installed in the trunk ?
just wanna know where all the stuff is installed

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Lol ofcourse..



There you go.
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First rough sketch..



Materials: backing panel will be 3 ply. The upper arm rest/where the skin will meet the glass will be balsa covered in glass resin. And a heatly dose of Alcantara.
And some Porsche RS3 door pulls.

Should be pretty darn light.

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75 spot welds and you can remove that ugly 35 lb bulkhead...
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      12-17-2018, 10:22 PM   #341
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75 spot welds and you can remove that ugly 35 lb bulkhead...
I hear you Micheal, but one of the goals for my car is to be able to return it to stock if I have to. So the bulkhead will need to stay. I am ok with that. But ill need to fix it up a bit. I do have a bunch of questions for you though, if you don't mind?

ill be pulling the dash over the next few weeks, and was wondering what there is to remove if I keep my AC. Id like to pull the heating system (def won't need that) and anything else thats under there that I wont need.

can you remember anything that you removed from under there?
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      12-18-2018, 08:39 PM   #343
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ill be pulling the dash over the next few weeks, and was wondering what there is to remove if I keep my AC. Id like to pull the heating system (def won't need that) and anything else thats under there that I wont need.

can you remember anything that you removed from under there?
IIRC, the heater box under the dash is really more like a climate control box. I don't think you'll be able to remove heat without AC. Obviously, I didn't really pay much attention to this as all was coming out.
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Been a bit, and there has been some good process on the door skins. Initially sourcing CF was a real disappointment as it was very costly. Over 500 us just for 2 sections of 90cm x50cm

The other issue is that our doors are not flat, so offsets will have to be put in place. Initially I wanted to make this cosmetically very OEM looking, but came to the conclusion that the first and foremost it must be functional and it must be light.

I've nearly finished my mark I design and I am pretty happy with it. It took quite a long time to shape as the arm rest side isn't completely straight with the window rubber.

Only the offsets to be put in place to go. And the door handle/strap to be sorted.

Pictures to come when the kids get off my phone..
















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I love this thread so much! My 2019 goal is to get an M coupe 💸💸
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      01-09-2019, 03:37 AM   #346
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Oem door panel minus speaker, door Handel and bunch of steel clips weighs 3.2kgs, my door panel weighs 1kg.
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How does this DSSR even work in our cars?

Doesn't a straight rod design hit our guibo?

Most of the DSSR designs I have seen for our cars are bent like the AKG version.

By the way, what custom shifter are you using?

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How does this DSSR even work in our cars?

Doesn't a straight rod design hit our guibo?

Most of the DSSR designs I have seen for our cars are bent like the AKG version.

By the way, what custom shifter are you using?

Shifter is completely custom and has a pretty darn short throw, shorter that the CAE shifter. Took over 8 months to deliver to my house after ordering. The throw is custom, the housing is custom (more narrow at the front, and wider at the rear) the inner working have been customised, no spring and no no return function (as our cars don't really need that as the stick is based a lot to positive centre anyways)

Next time i have the exhaust off, i might take a pic or 2 for ya.

Id recommend buying the CAE one, its much cheaper than if you have to modify everything. :thumbs:

the DSSR is completely hand made, custom for my car, and i highly doubt it would fit on anyone elses.
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